Production Supervisor

Website Swan Products

Primary Functions and Duties

§ Effectively provides and promotes a “Safety First” culture in the workplace place. Ensures all machinery and safety devices and equipment are in operable condition.

§ Supervises and leads the team to meet the goals and objectives of the business. Communicates plant performance measurements relevant to schedule conformance, machine downtime & scrap levels.

§ Provides a safe environment by ensuring that proper housekeeping and organization is the culture that is promoted by supervision and management.

§ Coordinates production personnel and plant activities to effectively attain the timely completion of plant production schedules as needed to effectively attain customer orders.

§ Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

§ Ensure production requirements are analyzed and work assigned, based on capacity and capability of employees and processes, to achieve production schedule and goals.

§ Assist with training employees with regard to safety, quality, and job-related functions.

§ Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards. Review and implement strong corrective actions for quality escapes (internal or external).

§ Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

§ Ensure that tools and equipment are properly maintained and regular preventative maintenance is performed on critical machinery.

§ Provides manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions, and responding to requests.

§ Maintain effective intra/inter-departmental communications as required (monthly team meetings, shift meetings, production meetings).

§ Assist in post-accident investigations, including recording of events, root cause analysis, and corrective actions.


§ Strong MS Office skills, with advanced knowledge of Excel required. Must be able to perform data analysis using Pareto and other statistical tracking methods.

§ Minimum 2-year Associates Degree with at least 5 years of production experience required.

§ Strong math skills are required.

§ Must be able to multi-task.

§ Must be detail-oriented with well-developed organizational skills.

§ Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

§ Project Management experience preferred.

§ Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and extrusion experience are a plus!

§ Experience with ISO 9000 requirements is preferred

Salary commensurate with experience

Job Type

Physical Demands

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands, and arms, talk, see and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop or kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Typical Schedule

All Shifts Available
Work Location

Waco, Texas
Company’s Website
Work Remotely


Swan Products is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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